The Rose of Lidice

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Object Name: 
Vase
Title: 
The Rose of Lidice
Accession Number: 
86.3.56
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 32.6 cm, Diam (max): 19.1 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1982
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, relief-carved. Ovoid bowl, with conical, straight-sided top and rounded base; solid, conical stem and foot; relief-carved stylized flower and stem, very flame-like in appearance, on the side and foot; inscribed script "L. Smrckova B. Horacek 1982" on the side of the foot; bottom with acid-etched mark "EXBOR/CZECHOSLOVAKIA" in the center; paper label inscribed in black ballpoint ink "116594" (now in object folder).
Provenance: 
Art Centrum, Former Collection
1986
Smrckova, Ludvika (Czech, 1903-1991), Former Collection
Color: 
Inscription: 
L. Smrckova B. Horacek 1982
signature
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2002-03-21 through 2002-09-23
Recent Important Acquisitions, 29 (1987) illustrated, pp. 130-131, #52; BIB# AI19055
Recent Acquisitions: Corning (New Work) (1986) p. 38; BIB# AI16861